Event time: 10:00 - 14:00
This training is for registered Vision for Education teaching and support staff only
Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how people perceive the world that we live in. Sixty-three percent of children on the autism spectrum (approx. 1% of all children in the UK) are not in the kind of school their parents believe would best support them (Reid. 2011).
After completing the course participants will:
• Be able to recognise key characteristics of autism spectrum conditions (ASC).
• Understand how ASC can impact on the learning of children and young people in school.
• Be able to implement theory-based strategies to support children with ASC in their settings.
Callum is an experienced educational practitioner, having worked in the field of autism for nine years. He has worked with children and young people (5-19) with autism in a range of specialist and mainstream settings as a parent, respite worker, teaching assistant, teacher and ASC department leader. Callum was previously part of the Leeds ASC Development & Advisory Group, which looked at improving and sharing best autism practice amongst schools in the region.